LOGAN — Latisha Nagy, 23, of Verdunville, was arrested July 12 after the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) found evidence linking her to a break-in at Verdunville.
On April 19, 2015, Trooper R.L. Jennings, with the WVSP, received a complaint of breaking and entering from a victim in the Verdunville area. Jennings reports the victim stated his ex-girlfriend, Nagy, had broken into his garage and caused approximately $500 worth of damage.
Throughout his investigation, Jennings was able to find a witness who reportedly saw Nagy breaking into the victim’s garage.
Nagy is charged with a misdemeanor count of destruction of property and a felony count of breaking and entering. If Nagy is found guilty, she could be forced to spend between two and 10 years in state correctional facility and pay up to $500 in fines. Bond was set to $1,000, and, on July 12, Nagy was able to post bond and is free pending trial.
• A Bruno, W.Va. resident was arrested July 20 on charges stemming form a Jan. 2014 incident where he allegedly cashed bad checks.
Deputy J.A. Lyall, with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department reports he received a complaint of check kiting on behalf of the Pic Pac grocery store located in the Man area on Nov. 11, 2014. The complaint detailed that Kevin Lee Allen, 30, of Bruno, allegedly cashed checks from a closed checking account to the tune of $1,150 over four occasions in Jan. 2014.
Allen is charged with a felony count of obtaining money under false pretenses, and, if he is found guilty, Allen could be forced to spend between one and 10 years in state correctional facility and pay up to $2,500 in fines. Bond was set to $1,000, and, on July 20, Allen was able to post bond and is free pending trial.
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Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]